There was more activity today. this time it all revolved round the wardrobe. With the warmer weather coming it was time to clear out the winter clothes, well most of them, you never can tell with the weather in England after all, and get the warm weather stuff out. The only problem with that was the spring summer wardrobe was all way too big. This time last year I was almost a stone heavier. After trying everything on there was a massive pile of stuff that was ridiculously too big, a medium sized pile slightly too big and a teeny, tiny pile that fit. Oh yes, there was a pile of stuff that was too small too but we’ll gloss over that, one day it will fit, I promise. Continue reading
The garden is now tidy. It took most of the day but everything is all cut back, swept up and looking good. It isn’t actually exercise I know but I’m pretty sure it must have burned loads of calories. By the end of the day I could hardly move my arms from all the clipping and sweeping. Still that means they go rather well with the stiff legs from yesterday’s five mile walk. Continue reading
The bomb around the corner from the office was moved early this morning. Unfortunately it didn’t explode and destroy our office building in the process. The Navy bomb disposal people took it out into the sea blew it up at lunch time. Makes me wonder just how many other bombs there might be under buildings in the city? It’s not a very comforting thought. Continue reading
There was a bomb scare in town late this morning. Actually it wasn’t exactly a scare because there was a real bomb but let’s not split hairs because no one was aware of that at the time. The first thing we knew about it was the managers walking round the floor shutting all the blinds. Then Ali Rana told us we were not allowed to open them again under any circumstances. No one knew what was going on and rumours were going round like a dose of swine flu. Continue reading
Last night, on the back of the two pound loss and the consequent depression when I realised I was still eleven pounds off my lightest weight I had a massive workout. When I say massive I mean massive for me. Somehow I stumbled upon an episode of Biggest Loser when I was flicking through the channels and it got me all inspired so I got the Reebok step and the hand weights out and stepped and lifted all the way through it. An hour of exercise wore me out and this morning I just could not get going. There was no Pump it Up, no walk to work, just a lot of staring into space and a mad rush for the bus. Continue reading
The sandpaper tooth has given me a very nice two pound loss this week. Thank you dentist, I take back all the horrible things I said about you now, although I will be very happy to get my proper crown fitted on Feb 19. All I have to do is avoid a big binge once I have a full complement of real teeth again. Continue reading
You’d think three day weekends would be relaxed affairs but this was one so busy I hardly had a moment to sit down. This is probably a good thing because sitting down tends to mean eating. Mind you, with the sandpaper tooth there hasn’t been a lot of that going on. Again, that can only be a good thing in the long run. Continue reading
If Carlsberg made football matches… Just occasionally a football match is so good you don’t want it to end. Being a Saints fan I often spend the last ten minutes or so watching through my hands and counting down the seconds until the torture stops. Why do I keep going back you many wonder? Sometimes I ask myself the same question but the match today is exactly why. Continue reading
Why on earth was I looking forward to the weekend? Today there was another visit to the dentist. Over an hour in the chair while they fiddled about in my mouth, drilling and filing. When I finally came out I had a temporary crown. It feels like it’s made of sandpaper and what’s left of my tooth hurts like hell. Before I went in it felt fine. To add insult to injury I have to pay for the privilege as well.
It’s not all bad. Because my tooth hurts I left most of my dinner.
Bloody Martin Lewis! Because of him we’ve had the week from hell at Mad House. On Monday morning he was on GMTV going on about Service Contracts. Basically he said they were all a rip off and anyone who had one should contact the company to cancel it. Of course that meant our lines were jammed with angry customers. At this rate I think I’m going to need a different photo for the punch bag when the girls next come round. Funny thing is I used to like his money saving tips on GMTV. Continue reading